What can I do? -- Unsure in the West Dear Unsure: If your former best friend is unwilling to explain why she ended the friendship and has been spreading false rumors, you can't force her. Obviously, her malicious lies haven't had any effect on the bride. Go to the party and the wedding, mingle with those who haven't chosen sides, be gracious and steer clear of the nasty bridesmaid, if you can. That way, if there is any drama at either function, you won't be the person who created it, and the person who will look bad will be the troublemaker. Nose-blowing Dear Abby: Could you please explain why so many people blow their noses at the supper table? You would think older folks would know better, but it seems like they are the worst offenders. I see a lot of this in restaurants or the cafeteria. I not only consider it rude but also gross. Why can't people excuse themselves from the table and leave the room to do it? I generally go to the ladies room or, if I'm home, go into another room.
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"So it was very stressful. The photographer, Aaron Haskin, declined to go on camera but told KCCI hes faced what he says are personal misfortunes that led to missing two weddings. His website is still active, demonstrating some of his work. He ripped us off, Conover said. Court documents from small claims court show the judge ruled in Conovers favor, but she said theres nothing that can force that payment. Nick Siedelmann has faced the same problem, saying he took Haskin to court after he canceled. But there hasnt been a refund, only a hold check. Weve gone through every channel that we possibly could to go about this legally through small claims through the police department, and its really frustrating that the system itself is broken, Siedelmann said. The Siedelmanns had a family friend take their wedding photos, and now theyre sharing what they learned from the ordeal. My true and honest opinion is go find people and references that have actually used this person and talk to your friends, Siedelmann said. Haskin told KCCI over the phone that he attempted to make other arrangement with a backup photographer for the weddings. WEBVTT >> HONESTLY IT'S UNFATHOMABLETHAT SOMEBODY ACTUALLY DOESTHIS.
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